Forester's Arms

Forester's Arms, Hadley; Oakengates.


FORESTERS' ARMS        Union St.    Hadley  






RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE 
PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF WELLINGTON.

1.Name.Forester's Arms.  
2.Place. Hadley. 
3.Date of Visit.25 July 1896.
4.Nature of Licence. Beerhouse 7 day. 
5.When Granted. Not known but before 1860.
6.Owner. Potter & Co. (The Shropshire Brewery) Wellington. 
 Occupier. Francis HAND.
   Number of changes within past five years. Two. 
7.Rateable value.£13-2-6d  
8.Accommodation.   4 rooms downstairs & 6 up. 
9.Stabling. For 4 horses.
10.Condition of Buildings. House ceiling requires lime-washing, stabling requires new cratch , manger, etc.  
11.Nature of Trade. Ironworks & roadside. 
12.Proximity to other 
Licensed Houses. About 200 yards.
 
13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. About 20 yards. 
14.Position of House with regard
 to Police Control. About 1 1/2 miles.  
15.Date & Nature of Proceedings. 31 Dec 1894, permitting drunkenness, dismissed; 
same date, 
selling beer to drunken person, withdrawn.
16.General Remarks. Tied to owner.

 
Some licensees
    1891    Richard BRICE (census)
    1896    Francis HAND (PSR)
    1901    James BROOKER, owners Potter & Co. Wellington (PSR).
    1909    Thomas PROUDMAN (KD)
    1917    Cecil G. BRADEY (KD)
    1934    Charles F. FERRETT (KD)
    1941    Benjamin CLARK (KD)
    1964    Robert H & William B TAYLOR (WD)
    2003    Adrian LOCKER.  (Free House)



FORESTERS' ARMS  Stafford Road   Oakengates



O/s map for 1880s shows the 'Forester's Arms' as being on the corner of Stafford Road and Limes Walk, (the site of the present day Doctors'  surgery, also reputed to be the old 'Coach & Horses').

 RETURN OF LICENSED HOUSES IN THE PETTY SESSIONAL DIVISION OF SHIFNAL 
1.Name. Forester's Arms.2.Place. Stafford Rd.  Oakengates. 3.Date of Visit. 24 July 1896.
4.Nature of Licence. Beerhouse 7days.5.When Granted. Not known but before 1867.
6.Owner. Potter & Co. (Brewers) Wellington.   Occupier.Albert BOWLER.
   Number of changes    within past five years. One.
7.Rateable value. £17-10s. 8.Accommodation.   4 rooms downstairs & 4 up.
9.Stabling.None. 10.Condition of Buildings. Fair.
11.Nature of Trade.Mining, ironworks & Town. 
12.Proximity to other Licensed Houses. About 200 yards. 13.Proximity to Dwelling Houses. About 20 yards. 
14.Position of House with regard to Police Control.Near Police Station.
15.Date & Nature of Proceedings. none
16.General Remarks. Tied to owner.



    Some licensees
        1871    Thomas E HARPER  (census)
        1891    F W MITCHELL  (LOD 1891)
        1896    Albert BOWLER (PSR)
        1901    Thomas EDWARDS, owners Potter & Co. Wellington (PSR)



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